dealchecker's guide to Orlando

Orlando, Florida in general, has long been a favourite for British holiday makers. With the largest collection of theme parks in the world it is an ideal family destination that will keep kids of all ages seriously entertained! As such a popular holiday destination it's easy to find good Orlando hotel deals and finding the right Orlando hotel to suit your budget will be a breeze.

Where to stay in Orlando
With so many different theme parks to choose from, International Drive makes an ideal location to choose as a base. With a wide variety of establishments it's a great place to start looking for an Orlando hotel deal especially as it's also home to Sea World, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World. If you head a little further out to places like Kissimmee, you are even more likely to find betters deals on Orlando hotels, even though you are still only a short drive from all the major attractions. Once you have decided on your Orlando hotel you will find an amazing range of restaurants and great all round amenities to make your stay even more pleasant, although car hire is definitely recommended.

When to go to Orlando
The busiest period is over the Christmas making it harder to find good Orlando hotel deals at this time. The low season usually coincides with Florida's extremely hot summer and often this can be the best time to bag a bargain on an Orlando hotel as well as scoring a cheap flight to Orlando. However due the presence of so many popular theme parks you will always find a good number of visitors throughout the year. However Orlando has the second highest number of hotel rooms in the whole of America and most of it is good quality and cheap.

Choosing a hotel in Orlando
A popular 5-star hotel in Orlando is Disney's Grand Floridian Resort ideally located for the theme parks. Popular mid range Orlando hotels such as The Ramada Maingate West offer quality accommodation at very reasonable prices. Budget conscious travellers should look for Orlando hotels like the Best Western Lakeside which offer incredible value for money. Altneratively grab check out our package holidays in Orlando for more great deals. They make life simpler too because someone else does all the work for you.